Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona


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Meet the School of Design in Barcelona We train professionals to turn them into an engine of change that allows them the transformation of the environment and the creation of new spaces, developing creativity and innovation.

Why study in ESdesign?

The School of Design in Barcelona (ESdesign) is an institution created with the aim of responding to the training needs of design professionals, able to anticipate trends, analyze situations and emerging social needs by providing the most innovative solutions .


Being school online international reference design, offering the best quality at the forefront of design and online training.


Train professionals, turning them into engine that allows them to change the transformation of the environment, and generating new spaces, developing creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and design quality.

Our values


Cradle design, the Barcelona brand is a world leader in design and innovation, promoting internationalization and attracting talent and investment. It has become one of the engines of the knowledge economy and innovation.

Methodology 100% online and flexible

This educational proposal is the result of the combination of work by students both practical and theoretical level, based on social learning and active participation of students with their opinions and previous experiences on different subjects.

The curricula are designed to enable students to develop their skills, knowledge and abilities of each program.

A learning experience that can respond to this changing world, as well as market demands and current business from a perspective of innovation and continuous improvement.

We adapt the contents practically in real time

Everything that happens affects the direction in which things are moving. Virtually no time or to publish in a book. Everything affects everything, so the contents of today will undoubtedly be different from in a year.

First-hand experiences

The teachers of the various modules are main actors of change, and not mere spectators. Part of that expand the boundaries, explore new avenues and build relationships between brands and consumers a consistent and durable in time.

100% active teachers

Not only gives us the relevance of the content of the modules, also it allows us to live and share with them the brakes and opportunities are constantly appearing on the market.

Value diversity and internationalization

In a world like creativity, have different views on the same issue is not only necessary, but also enriching. We share experiences with people from different countries, cultures and realities that will strengthen as ever the results.

Living with vertigo

Something you should learn to live from day one. Changing environments, emerging technologies, social revolutions; nothing is permanent and you have to learn to work in this way.

Professional orientation

All programs have among its objectives to improve the professional status of those already working and to promote the employability of students. To facilitate this aspect, in addition to a teaching team that will help guide students in the current reality of the labor market, a material that allows them to create a digital portfolio that helps them position is created.

Promote entrepreneurship and provide business management skills

The design process and communication with companies from the point of view of management, conceptual and practical level to be addressed. Since contact with the company to exit the product to market, the student through the different phases of the project, legal nuances and economic conditions will be guided. Being familiar with the steps of the project, the student will have the ability to manage time and resources.


freedom will be given to students to find their identity in the world of design. We will teach you to look at the environment in other words, to analyze, to find inspiration anywhere (probably anywhere but in the same world of design). We motivate you to look at the art world, in nature, in the most everyday gestures ... to get inspiration and new ideas.

Proximity and ongoing support

The student will feel accompanied at all times, both from teachers to resolve questions that arise in the modules, as part of the program director, ensuring quality. They will also have the figure of the Program Manager, perform comprehensive monitoring to take full advantage of the programs.


Each program has software to provide students with specialized skills and abilities that need both for program practices and in their working environment. We bet by software emerging tools to prepare them for the future.

Double Degree

Course at the School of Design Barcelona Course at the International University of Valencia, who credited them as professionals in the specialty studied.

Methodology 100% online and flexible

The Masters stand out as being ESdesign 100% online and fully flexible, besides having a clear international vocation. This methodological approach is based on learning by the constructivist model and Collaborative work with the provision of teaching via videoconference in real time and delayed communication spaces. In ESdesign you have a learning experience adapted to the demands of the current market and companyBecause the programs have been designed by a group of Experts in the field of design, Aware of the present and future needs of the environment, and specifically companies and organizations. Below, we summarize the advantages of studying with us:

Connect anytime and anywhere

The virtual campus It is at your disposal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Brings you all the resources you need to monitor subjects: manuals, specialized software, articles, practices, prototypes and models, video and social networks.

In addition, you'll have access to these materials and resources when you want and wherever you want: through technology Blackboard incorporating our virtual campus, you can connect from any device, eliminating geographical and time limitations in your learning.

Custom channel

Each subject has two essential figures to improve and enrich the most of your learning experience: A Program Director and a Professor, That provide all the information to perform activities of continuous assessment and receive corrections and comments. And you can go to your teacher to meet all your academic doubts.

You'll also have the figure of Program ManagerWhich shall ensure the proper development of each of the editions of the program. In addition, the Program Manager will accompany you, will support and resolve your doubts in general so you can continue your education quality.

Wide range of practical activities

In addition to the notes and teaching materials that gives you the virtual campus, all masters have a variety of activities for you to go and afiances implementing the contents acquired throughout the program.

Research Conceptual maps Brainstorming Project development Case analysis Design thinking Prototypes Introductions

Two complementary axes evaluation

Continuous assessment. Mainly based on the periodic delivery practices along the course. The final evaluation. Presentation of the final project, which will check the level of acquisition of knowledge and skills under the program.

Specialized software

Strengthening the practical teaching of ESdesign, we provide our students specialized software. This tool will allow you to develop a practice, and according to current needs, the competences of the program.

Learning developed over the Master will facilitate your future development with both the specific software provided by the school like any other, with similar characteristics, that exists in the market.

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish

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Masters In Design And Art Direction

Online Full time 12 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee. [+]

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee. The Art Direction, as an essential part of any commercial communication action, is in constant transformation. The evolution of the media, technology and social networks make it increasingly complex to determine the limits of this discipline. This new environment can confuse the priorities when it comes to becoming a good Director of Art. It is not so much about being the latest in trends or technology, but rather the opposite. From this Master we want to claim why it is so important to know how to tell an idea at a visual level. Why it is basic to understand that behind any communication action there is an intention to influence, excite or convince someone concrete. Why an Art Director can become overshadowed by the superfluous and completely ignore the ultimate purpose of all his work. Art Directors are visualizers of ideas. But for these ideas to be not only creative but convincing, we must understand who we are speaking to, the medium in which we communicate the message and the emotional load that we must guarantee in our messages. The work of the Art Director must respond to this vision. An online Master like the one you are analyzing is the perfect environment to develop such learning. The possibility of forming a vision... [-]